Who Sets the National Agenda?
Who sets the national agenda? Is it the press? A tweeting president? Social movements like Black Lives Matter or No DAPL? The powerful speeches of past leaders? The academy? Join Joy-Ann Reid and E.J. Dionne, co-editors of We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama, recently published by Bloomsbury Press, in conversation with Vanessa Wruble, alumni and member of the national organizing committee of the Women's March on Washington on who sets the national agenda and how to move forward during controversial times. Moderated by Natalia Mehlman-Petrzela, Assistant Professor of History.. Subscribe to our events newsletters.Founded in 1919, The New School was born out of principles of academic freedom, tolerance, and experimentation. Committed to social engagement, The New School today remains in the vanguard of innovation in higher education, with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students challenging the status quo in design and the social sciences, liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. The New School welcomes thousands of adult learners annually for continuing education courses and lectures, screenings, readings, and concerts. Through its online learning portals, research institutes, and international partnerships, The New School maintains a global presence. Learn more at www.newschool.edu.Eugene Lang College of Liberal ArtsLang is a small progressive liberal arts college, in the heart of NYC, designed for fiercely independent scholars. At Lang, scholarly rigor meets intellectual freedom. Students map out their own curriculum, study primary texts, engage in small seminars, work closely with faculty, and are part of a community committed to social justice.Have questions about Who Sets the National Agenda?? Contact The New School Save This Event When & Where Google Maps The New School Tishman Auditorium 63 Fifth Ave New York, NY 10003 Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 6:00 PM
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